OverviewPakhkamber (also Paichamber) - a small snow covered summit near Mutnye Lake. The normal route is a quite easy snow/ice ascent in the first part several hundert meters elevation gain over loose scree afterwards a glacier.
Getting ThereStarting at the Alaudin Lakes (or Alaudin Camp) in the Pasruddaria Valley - a convenient one day walk in to Mutnye Lake.
See the chapter "Accommodation - Places to Stay - Camping" in the Fan Mountains page for more information about the Alaudin Camp.
Route DescriptionStart from Mutnye Lake eastwards turn southwards between Fagitor (3925m) and Zamok. Follow the scree slope (eastwards again) to the glacier. Near the glacier are some bivouac places (apporx 4.350m). Walk up the moraine to the glacier (the icefall mighte be difficult) and continue to the Col between Pakhkamber and Zamok. From the col follow the North East Ridge to the summit.
A long day from Mutnye Lake (or two days with a bivouac near the glacier).